EXPLAINED: Valencian Community’s 5 extra curfew restrictions
The government of the Valencian Community (inc. Alicante, Valencia and Castellón) has imposed extra measures to control COVID-19 outbreaks.
The special measures are set to last until 6th December, and are more restrictive than the nationwide curfew announced across Spain last Sunday.
In the provinces of Alicante, Valencia and Castellón, residents are prohibited from leaving their homes between 00:00 – 06:00.
(This differs from the nationwide curfew, which lasts from 23:00 – 06:00. Read about the nationwide curfew here.)
There are three main exceptions to the Valencian region curfew: For those going to work; for health emergencies; or to care for a relative or dependent.
Aside from the curfew, the government of the Valencian Community (Generalitat) announced 4 extra measures for the region:
- Social gatherings have been limited up to 6 people in public spaces with the exception of those living together. The Generalitat recommends residents cancel or postpones any non-essential events.
- Parks and outdoor public spaces will only be open from 08.00 until 20.00.
- In bars, restaurants and hotels, everything must be table service and the maximum number of people per table is six, everything must close at midnight.
- The sale of alcohol is prohibited from 22.00 until 06.00 in the morning except in hospitality establishments such as bars and restaurants.
To read the official information in Spanish, follow BOLETÍN OFICIAL DEL ESTADO. More information is also available about the travel restrictions across the Spanish community.